CEO, TENNIS AUSTRALIA
Craig Tiley was appointed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Tennis Australia in October 2013 and maintained his position as the Australian Open Tournament Director. Prior to this appointment, Craig was Tennis Australia’s Director of Tennis and the Tournament Director of the Australian Open, a position he has held since 2006.
As CEO Craig is responsible for all aspects of the sport of tennis in Australia. Craig manages a team of over 300 staff during the year, with a temporary staff of 4,500 during the Australian Open.
Throughout his tenure Craig has championed a regeneration of the sport in Australia. This is evidenced by the significant growth of the Australian Open, now regarded as one of the most innovative and successful global sporting events in the world, in addition to substantial innovations made to the sport at a grassroots level.